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What Are Signs Of Bacterial Menegitis
Fever and stiff neck: The symptoms of bacterial meningitis include a high fever and a stiff neck. It is hard and very painful to bend the neck forward. This is called nuchal rigidity. People often have abnormal behavior. Less than half have all three of these symptoms, the so-called "clinical triad." a severe headache is very common, and 95% of people have 2 of these 4 symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi.I was wondering if someone could assits me in relating pathophysiology of bacterial meningitis to its signs n symptoms?
Should a healthy person get preventive vaccine for bacterial menegitis? Also, how common is menegitis? (btw, the signs looks like an everyday illne
Yes : The Menactra vaccine prevents only menigicoccal meningitis bit. Fromwhich is often deadly. Perfectly healthy people who contract this menengitis are often dead in 24 hours. Those who survive often have major debilities from it. This is the deadly meningitis year about in the news. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a sore throat be a sign of bacterial meningitis ? Doctor just looked at my throat and gave me an antibiotic.
It's been over a week since i've been sick.. If i had bacterial menegitis would i already be dead by now?
Yes: Most are initially treated with several different antibiotics at high doses until lab data shows which med would do the best job acting alone. Early diagnosis & treatment permit the best outcome. There is a risk of complications in all which very with the type of germ & speed of detection and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: Dont know what you are looking for- giving a general answer. Usually infection from other parts of body may spread to the meninges (the layers surrounding the brain). Infection in blood, infection in parts of body adjacent to the brain like ear, nose, sinus etc. And also if the is some form if manipulation of the meninges (shunt, brain surgery, lumbar puncture), it increases the risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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